Who hath not heard the rich complain
Of surfeits, and corporeal pain?
He barr'd from every use of wealth,
Envies the ploughman's strength and health.More John Gay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.More John Gay quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:24]
"I cannot raise my worth too high;
Of what vast consequence am I!"
"Not of the importance you suppose,"
Replies a Flea upon his nose;
"Be humble, learn thyself to scan;
Know, pride was never made for man."More John Gay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The broader the personís outlook, the less taboo for him. [05/03/2019 06:05:36] More
Even imaginary argumentation, when discussing anything except a topic, is not without meaning. [05/06/2019 03:05:04] More
Love does not seek its own ... - and Confucius is in tune with this biblical wisdom: "a noble person is in harmony with everyone, but does not follow anyone, and an insignificant person searches for his own kind." [05/06/2019 06:05:02] More
If they had shot all the enemies of feudalism, would have kept feudalism, and if they had shot all the enemies of slavery, they would have kept slavery. [05/06/2019 03:05:53] More
For the comparison comes the new, and creating a new, compare with the former. [05/05/2019 12:05:53] More